Thursday, September 3, 2015

What inspired I'd Rather Be Self Made...the day I was picked up by Special Fraud Unit...:-)

I'm going to be MIA for a few hours. I'm on my way to the US with my parents. They made them Chief and Lolo in our village and I wanted to take them abroad to spoil them a little...:-) (My dad's first time). Anyway, while I'm flying, I wanted to share a story that I've been meaning to share here for a while now...about why I decided to help some young ladies with start up capital for their small scale businesses. Please continue to read! (It's quite long o, so...-))

Buhari names deputy chief of staff, media aide for Osinbajo

Press statement from presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Rahman Adeola Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff and Mr. Laolu Akande as Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) in the Presidency.

Photos: Kaduna residents file out to give Buhari a rousing welcome

 President Buhari arrived the state this evening on a visit. More photos after the cut...

Femi Gbajabiamila reacts to trailer accident on Ojuelegba bridge

House of Representatives Majority leader, Femi Gbajabiamila has reacted to the tragic accident involving a trailer and a container that fell off the Ojuelegba flyover and landed on an SUV killing all 3 occupants yesterday September 2nd. Ojuelegba is under Femi Gbajabiamila's constituency, Surulere 1 constituency.

Buhari, Osinbajo disclose assets


The assets of President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have finally been disclosed. Below is a press statement from the presidency.

“Documents submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB), show that the retired General has indeed been living an austere and Spartan lifestyle, contrary to what many might expect of a former Head of State of Nigeria and one who has held a number of top government positions, such as governor, Minister of petroleum and the head of the Petroleum Development Trust Fund (PTDF).

Photos: Non-Teaching staff at Unilag protest over months of unpaid salaries

Unilag's Non-Teaching staff protested today at the school's Senate Building over months of not getting their salaries. More photos after the cut...

Petrol Tanker falls and crushes a commercial bus in Osogbo, Osun

A petrol-laden truck fell and crushed a commercial bus called 'Korope' at Asubiaro area, Osogbo. It happened close to a church. The tanker spilled its contents but thankfully no life was lost. As at 3:30 - 4:Pm, Police and Civil Defence were able to seal up the area, as the contents of the tank which was still spilling unto the ground was being transferred in black water tanks. The road in which this accident occurred is so bad and rapidly deteriorating. Please fix our roads!

Pics: Refugee couple throw themselves on train tracks to avoid being taken to camp

Heartbreaking pictures show a man and his wife with their infant baby laying on the tracks with their baby as Hungarian police officers attempt to drag them away to a refugee camp.

Nigerian Army vows to defeat Boko Haram in 3 months

The Nigerian Army has vowed to defeat Boko Haram sect within 3 months. This was stated in a statement released by the acting spokesperson of the Army Public Relations, Col. Sani Usman. Part of the statement reads
"I have no iota of doubt in my mind that our troops will wipe out the insurgents in the shortest possible time and we are committed to this target. You are aware that our troops recaptured Gamboru Ngala last Tuesday and are now consolidating, mopping up and preparing for the next offensive against the terrorists.

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Lol. Beyonce, Oprah, Rihanna and Kim K as African brides (photos)

Lol. This is so lovely!

Photos: President Buhari arrives Kaduna on a state visit

President Buhari arrived Kaduna state this evening. More photos after the cut...

Chris Brown shows off his weird leg tattoos

He showed off his bizarre leg tattoos in a series of posts on instagram...

11yr old daughter of Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque poisoned to death

The daughter of Chief Imam of Bauchi Central Mosque, Alhaji Ahmed Baban-Inna, Hajara Ahmed was allegedly poisoned to death on Monday by a man whose identity was given as Jarelu Ahmed, NAN reports.  According to Bauchi Police Command’s spokesman, DSP Haruna Mohammed, who spoke to NAN on Thursday, the 30-year-old suspect buried the deceased in his room after killing her.

Explore Jerusalem the Holy City with Four Seasons Travel Managers this December

Join us at Four Seasons Travel Managers Ltd as we take a tour of theHoly city of Jerusalem. Price starts from N590,000 (no longer N700, 000).(Installment payments allowed) Travel Date: 7th Dec – 18th December, 2015. This is a complete tour package which includes; 

Photos: Rita Dominic, Genevieve Nnaji, Banky W in Mauritius

Rita Dominic, Genevieve Nnaji, Banky W, Noble Igwe, Eku Edewor, Debola Williams and others at a Multichoice event in Mauritius. Another photo after the cut...

Chris Brown shows off tattooed chest as he goes topless on set of new music video

Chris Brown and his tattooed chest pictured riding a quad on the set of his latest music video in Florida yesterday. More photos after the cut...

Ini Edo, Sadiq Daba, AY, others cover new issue of Exquisite mag

This is the cover of the new Exquisite magazine to celebrate the Nigerian nominees from this year's AMAA 2015. More photos after the cut...

Miley Cyrus shares topless photo

As shared by Miley Cyrus on instagram...

Utec Green hosts Lagos elite as it opens Champagne Vollereaux Lounge and throws lavish vintage party at Club Rumours

It was all glitz and fun as Utec Green Limited opened the prestigious ‘Champagne Vollereaux’ executive lounge at Diamond Mall in Festac Lagos to the public. The lounge serves all classes of the sixth generation Vollereaux line including the Rose/Brut which stays four years and the Vintage which stays seven to eight years.

Photos: Fatal accident along Otukpa – Enugu road this morning

A few people died after a Benue state owned transport car, Benue Link, that was traveling from Benue state to Lagos collided with a black Toyota Camry Sedan along the Otukpa – Enugu road, around Obolo-afor this morning. See more photos after the cut...

Bodies of 10 Ugandan soldiers killed in terror attack arrives Uganda in a UN plane

The ten soldiers were killed on Tuesday1 September when Al Shabaab militants attacked an African Union (AU) base at Janaale, Lower Shabelle Region manned by troops from the Ugandan contingent. More photos after the cut...

Former DSS spokesperson, Marilyn Ogar compulsorily retired

A former spokesperson for the Department of State Security, Marilyn Ogar, has been compulsorily retired from the agency effective from yesterday September 2nd. According to reports, Ogar alongside some other top executives were handed a letter of retirement.

Army reinstates over 3000 dismissed soldiers

The Nigerian Army has reinstated not less than 3,032 dismissed soldiers who were dismissed for failing to engage Boko Haram members. Most of the soldiers were dismissed after they rebelled due to poor weapons to the terrorist sect. NAN reports that the Nigerian army spokesman, Colonel Sani Usman confirmed that those reinstated were among the 5000 recently dismissed soldiers.

Update on the little boy that washed up dead on a beach in Turkey

According to Turkish media, the 3-year-old found washed up a beach in Turkey this week is named Aylan Kurdi. Above are photos of him with his brother, Galip, 5 (who also reportedly drowned) and his father, Abdullah Kurdi. Their father said his wife (their mum) also drowned with them. 

Take a photo and win N1million with St-Remy

ST-RÉMY, the world’s No.1 authentic French brandy is giving consumers the chance to become millionaires this month by way of its OGA (Original, Genuine and Authentic) campaign. You can easily become ST-RÉMY Millionaires just by taking a picture, its that easy. Follow these simple steps for a chance to win N1 Million Naira: 

Looks like Bow Wow & Erica Mena are done! See his tweets

Last night, Bow Wow was all in his feelings on Facebook about loving too much and hurting so much. See what he wrote after the cut...

ICPC to probe Fashola, Akpabio, other governors

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission, ICPC, has set up a task force to immediately probe eight former state governors. According to Punch, a top operative of ICPC, who confided in their correspondent said that the task force was set up following petitions written against the former governors.

Oprah launches online store full of luxury hand-picked favorites

The Oprah empire is really expanding. 61-year-old Oprah Winfrey's network has just unveiled The O Store, an online retailer with a focus on exclusive Oprah merchandise, but also including a variety of items off the TV legend's O List from her magazine.

Check out the video for 'Believe' - the soundtrack for Lunch Time Heroes

Check Out this thrilling music video - Believe ( Soundtrack For Lunch Time Heroes) The trailblazing family drama- 'Lunch Time Heroes', can’t be halted in their tracks, as they just launched the captivating soundtrack of the movie- 'Believe', by Femi Capital... The movie, was released this past weekend across cinemas in Nigeria and is still creating waves at the box office.

DJ Cuppy is printastic on the September cover for Zen Magazine!

Women who inspire! Fresh off her Cuppy Takes Africa tour, Florence Ifeolouwa Otedola aka DJ Cuppy dazzles in all shades of print by Iconola on the cover of the 8th anniversary September issue of Zen Magazine.

Bike crash saves father's life (photos)

A father-of-five credits a cycling accident with saving his life - after a deadly tumour the size of melon appeared on his neck just days later. Simon Nutting, 39, from Walsall, West Midlands, flew head first over his handle bars while cycling home on April 30. Days later, the self-confessed fitness fanatic began to suffer with a stiff neck, which his doctor diagnosed as a sprain from his fall.

Photo of the survivor of the trailer accident in Ojuelegba yesterday

Pictured above is Lasisi Akeem, the man in the white car that was almost crushed by the trailer that fell from the bridge in Ojuelegba, Lagos yesterday September 2nd. He managed to escape from his car unhurt. He was full of praises to God. More photos after the cut...

Rihanna goes braless in revealing mesh dress for stunning new Dior shoot

Rihanna was the perfect choice for an edgy new photo shoot in the pages of Dior magazine. She flashed her nipples by going braless in the stunning structured gown, paired with a flowing, velvet coat and grey latex boots with a pink perspex heel.

One month to go - The Butcher and the Bridge

Hey guys, cancel all plans for the 3rd & 4th of October! Don't let your village people make you miss this amazing musical drama!

The Butcher and The Bridge is a powerful dance and musical tale of unconditional love, faith, fate and triumph in a time a war. Come watch, electrifying singing, fire dancing and awe inspiring acting. You'll cry, laugh, loathe, smirk and tippy tap dance your way out of Muson Centre on the 3rd and 4th of October.

Throwback Thursday featuring Kate Henshaw and Rita Nzelu..

Nollywood actresses pictured from many years back!

Ne-Yo's fiancee lashes out at his fans

Ever since Ne-Yo announced that he's expecting a baby with his new fiancee, after making his ex tie her tubes, fans have been dragging him on social media. And yesterday, his fiancee, Crystal Renay lashed out at his fans for the bashing. See what she wrote after the cut...

3 male adults confirmed dead from accident at Ojuelegba yesterday

3 male adults aged from 30 - 55 years old have been confirmed dead from the trailer that fell off the Ojuelegba flyover bridge yesterday evening. The trailer fell and crushed the victims who were all occupants of an SUV. A 25 year old male survivor was rescued from the fairly impacted white Nissan

Eyewitnesses say the same container which was heavily loaded with cement had fallen down from the trailer at the Ijora area of Lagos earlier in the day. The SUV was with plate number LSD 532 CN

Father's emotional letter to his daughter with Down syndrome on her wedding day

A loving father wrote a touching tribute to his daughter with Down syndrome on her wedding day, praising her for her achievements and wishing her a long and happy life with her husband-to-be. 

BloomWeek 2015

It’s been said several times that Children are the future. It’s been said so many times that it has become like a cliché. But, fact remains that children are indeed the future. And in line with the
#TakeTomorrow project, Access Bank has partnered with the Bloom Initiative to launch a successful Bloom Week

16 year old girl fakes pregnancy with triplets using false bumps and ultrasounds

A Michigan teen announced she was pregnant with triplets, sharing the news with family, friends and strangers who wanted to be supportive. But, more than nine months later -- and still no babies -- some were suspicious. Turns out, the girl faked it for 10 months and was able to do it with a disturbing website

Photo: Fake female medical doctor arrested in Abuja

The Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) has arrested the first female fake doctor in Nigeria. According to Daily Trust, the woman, Angela Njide Nwosu who had worked as a doctor for years using forged documents, was arrested on the first day of her new N280,000 a month job at a newly opened private hospital in Bwari council area in Abuja after her new employees demanded MDCN to verify its new staff doctors.